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Chevrolet 30cwt • Imperial War Museum London

Chevrolet 30cwt . Photo credit: Richard Hearing

Type
Chevrolet 30cwt
Version
Location
Imperial War Museum London
Lambeth Road
London SE1 6HZ
United Kingdom
Currently in the upstairs gallery

Current Condition

Poor. Is unrestored after being recovered from the desert. Bodywork rusted, tyres split, some parts missing.

Vehicle History

"This vehicle was discovered in the desert in 1980. It was Truck No. 8 of W Patrol, one of the LRDG's original New Zealand patrols. The truck was retrieved in 1983 by Major General David Lloyd Owen, a former commander of the LRDG and chairman of the LRDG Association. It was given to the Museum by the Association." From Museum info.

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